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Juan Emidio
Juan Emidio is 47 years old. He makes a living as a pork butcher and banana vendor. He has dedicated himself to this business for more than three years, and he is always looking for a way to improve his family's situation. He has always enjoyed being a responsible man, which means he needs to get up early and buy the bananas. He is requesting this loan in order to buy raw materials that will be invested in his business. His dream is to establish another business to diversify what he offers.
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Juan Emidio tiene 47 años, su actividad económica es el destace de cerdo y venta de plátanos. Hace más de 3 años que se dedica a este negocio, pues siempre está buscando la forma de mejorar la situación de su familia, siempre le ha gustado ser un hombre responsable, por lo que tiene que levantarse temprano y realizar la comprar de los plátanos. Es por eso que solicita este financiamiento para la compra de materia prima que será invertida en su negocio. Su deseo es establecer otro negocio para diversificar lo que el ofrece.

Additional Information

Fundación Leon 2000

This loan is administered by Fundación Leon 2000. Fundación Leon 2000 began operations in 1993 as the first microfinance institution to serve the western part of Nicaragua, a country which continues to be one of the poorest in the western hemisphere. Fundación Leon 2000 works to further the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises through credit services and management, applying the best credit industry practices and technical expertise. Additionally, Fundación Leon manages several business and financial education programs in the community, specifically for young entrepreneurs and at-risk youth. Fundación Leon 2000’s group of experienced and dedicated employees works in 7 offices in Leon, Chinandega, Chichigalpa, Somotillo, Jinotepe, El Sauce, and Nagarote and serves several thousand clients (the majority of whom are women).

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Juan Emidio working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2010
May 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011